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in andy lopez's death. >>> a man is hit and killed in a wheelchair. what we're learning about the victim and a look at the history of similar incidents at the intersection. >>> a wrongful death lawsuit is being filed in federal court in the case of 13-year-old andy lopez. he was carrying a fake gun when he was shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. lz also -- alex savidge has more. >> reporter: andy lopez's parents called the shooting unreasonable and unjustified. today here in san francisco, the family filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the deputy who opened fire on that teenager as he was holding a replica assault rifle. nearly two weeks after andy lopez was shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy, a federal lawsuit claims his death was unconstitutional. lopez was carrying a replica of a gun that turned out to be a bb gun. gelhaus shot lopez seven times. the lawsuit claims he was walking with the toy gun and had his back to the deputy who ordered him to drop the weapon. the lawsuit suggests improper training by the department. it reads, "the sheriff'
a huge march for andy lopez. he is the 13-year-old boy shot and killed by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. ktvu channel 2 reporter aleck savage there at the memorial for andy lopez and alex we understand that groups from outside the area now planning to take part today. >> reporter: yeah we did just learn that occupy oakland is in fact planning to bus people from the plaza up here to santa rosa to take part in the large march later on today in the area. there's a growing sense of frustration in the community over the shooting of lopez which happened right here in the field. and you can see a memorial is growing in this area. hundreds are expected to march later on today to protest this deadly shooting of the 13-year- old boy by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy. at about noon the march will wind up at the sonoma county sheriff's department offices on ventura avenue. now county offices, city hall, and the courthouse will all close at lunchtime in response to what is expected to be the largest demonstration yet over last week's shooting. the middle school student was shot seven time
protesting the deadly shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. later today, another march and rally is planned in santa rosa. in the meantime we're getting new information now about the moment that andy lopez was shot. ktvu's pam cook is in our newsroom now with that story. >> we're hearing from a second deputy who was at the scene about the moments during that fatal shooting of 13-year-old andy lopez. now, investigators say the teenager was already more tally wounded by the time a -- mortally wounded by the time he got in position. while the investigation continues, so do the protests and reaction from the community. hundreds of people attended the teenager's funner -- funeral last night. the investigation shows the 13- year-old was holding a bb gun that resembles an ak-47 assault weapon. county leaders say this has led to growing tension between law enforcement officers and the community and county leaders say there needs to be better communication between police and the people. >> that's part of the discussion we're gonna have. what dialogue can owe create to ensure -- can we create to ensu
in sonoma county tonight for 13- year-old andy lopez. who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy. now the deputy says lopez refused ordered to put down what appeared to be an assault rifle. 48-year-old eric gelhouse is a 24 year veteran of the department. he was on a training exercise tuesday night when he saw anthony lopez holding a bb gun he thought was an assault weapon. he shot lopez serve times after lopez allegedly failed to put down the gun and turn towards the officers. two marches are now being organized for lopez. one by a woman who says she didn't know him but is disturbed by what happened. >> i think the community here is tired of being you know somewhat persecuted. always feeling that they're suspicious in some way. >> that march is being held on wednesday evening. another one is scheduled for noon today from santa rosa junior college to the sheriff's office. >>> time now 5:04. yesterday volunteers handed out permissionships so students could participate in the march but the district says the student who is do not attend school do so at their own risk. they say people are
the police shooting of a 13- year-old santa rosa. hundreds of people attended the funeral for andy lopez last night. the young teen was shot to death by a sonoma county sheriff's deputy last week. the boy was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak-47 assault rifle. and the deputy thought it was real. county leaders say more needs to be done to improve the relationship between the community and law enforcement. >> we have to do what key can to pre -- we can to prevent this from occurring again and creating better law enforcement in the community. >> last night's funeral followed a day of protests in santa rosa. the supervisor says he plans to hold public forums to give people a chance to air their concerns. >>> the city of san jose is considering two proposals to keep new officers from leaving the police department. one plan would require officers to pay -- to pay back a share of training costs if they leave within five years. the second proposal calls for the police academy to charge tuition and offer recruits a zero-interest loan. the city would pay back the loans who stay with the departme
the county. the controversial shooting of andy lopez happened two weeks ago in santa rosa. the 13-year-old was shot and killed while carrying a toy gun that looked like an assault rifle. the civil rights lawsuit claims the sheriff's department encourages the use of deadly force even when there's no threat to public safety. now, the sheriff's department says this investigation is still in the early stages and says the lawsuit is premature. >>> the city of sunnyvale may be getting tougher gun control laws if voters pass a new measure tomorrow. it's a controversial issue. janine de la vega is in sunnyvale to tell us more about what's going on out there. what people are saying. >> reporter: dave, whenever the issue of gun control comes up, people have passionate opinions. one man says he thinks more regulates -- regular lates are needed -- regulations are needed. this measure would require anyone whose gun is lost or stolen to inform police within 48 hours. and it requires those who sell ammunition to log and track sales. a local gun store is against the measure. opponents say it will not
but hope to have updates later,. >> there is new information about the shooting death of andy lopez there. he was shot to death by a sheriff's deputy while holding a bb gun that looked like an assault weapon, investigators say he was already mortarrally wounded by the time a second deputy got into position, they say this explains why only one fired shots at the teen. that has been one of the big questions surrounding this case. >>> also last night hundreds of people went to andy lopez's funeral in santa rosa. some family members were obviously overcome with grief. they prayed around his casket. the family had support and sympathy of the people. >> it was sad, my mom didn't know him and started crying and my lady and even if you knew him or not. >> i guess they are safe, they are supposed to be out here protecting the servant. >> last night's funeral followed another day of protest. >>> this is what it was like earlier in the day, a thousand people marching to the sheriff's office to protest the shooting and deputies there stood guard behind barricades and on the roof of the sheriff's head
and killed 13-year-old andy lopez. told investigators he did not remember if he identified himself as an officer before he shot lopez. lopez was holding a bb gun that looked like an ak 47 assault rifle. deputies thought it was a real gun and feared for his life. >>> earlier this week told you about massive backlog of weapons. ktvu is there as officers try to reduce that backlog one case at a time. >> you knew you were supposed to turn them over to authorities. >> i have no comment. get that out of my face. >> recently the homes of special agents went door to door. some of the surprising places they found illegally owned guns and what needs to change to clear up that backlog. all part of an exclusive special report tonight at 10:00 news. >> halloween night planes the streets will be packed with trick or treaters and that has law enforcement agencies stepping up their efforts. joins us live from a spooky looking. >> reporter: good morning. it's finally light outside . but earlier when it was darker, this house was very impressive with all of its glow in the dark spider webs, skeleton
. last week sheriffs deputy eric shot and killed # 13-year-old andy lopez who was holding a toy gun that resembled an assault rifle. lopez's family will file a lawsuit in san francisco federal court today against sonoma county. they will also hold a news conference about their case on monday. >>> sonoma county supervisor due in court this morning to face charges stemming from an incident in july when he was found outside of a woman's home at 3:30 in the morning in his underwear. he has apologized for his behavior and said he is in treatment for alcoholism. there have been calls for carr april low to resign but he says he has no plans to step down. >>> at least one worker went to the valley springs medical facility after most of the staff had left. but the worker did nothing to end the chaos at that nursing home. investigators say the staff abandoned 14 sick, elderly, and bedridden patients last week after state regulators shut down the nursing home. they were being taken care of by a cook and janitor who had no medical or health care training. >>> it is a south bay story we have bee
. last week sheriffs deputy eric shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez who was holding a toy gun that resembled an assault rifle. lopez's family will file a lawsuit in san francisco federal court today against sonoma county. they are also planning a news conference about their case on monday. >>> time 6:11. e on carrillo due in court this morning. carrillo has apologized for his behavior and said he is in treatment for alcoholism. there have been calls for carrillo to resign but he says he has no plans to step down. >>> time is 6:11. two children found abandoned inside of a car in milpitas. how they are doing now. what happened to their father and the charges he now faces. >>> and are you ready to ski or board? here's the news you have been waiting for. >>> good morning. right now we are looking at the commutes and you can see the people are getting on the road but its a gradual buildup. >>> its clear. there is some fog off the coast. it will make it? yes but probably not until the weekend. today looks good. we'll have those forecasted highs coming up. ♪ yeah, i dream about bac
. 13-year-old andy lopez was killed while carrying a toy gun. the civil rights lawsuit claims the sheriffs department encourages the use of deadly force even when there is no threat to public safety. the sheriffs office says in response this investigation is still in its early stages and calls the lawsuit premature. >>> there are new developments in the fight to stop one of the biggest evictions in san francisco history. the examiner reports the city has suspended a permit for renovations to an apartment building on market street. the building was being converted into office space after the city says it was not zoned for residential use. dozens of people who live in the building still face eviction despite the suspension of the permit. >>> time is 6:07. there may soon be one ballpark for the bay area's two big league baseball teams. ktvu alex savidge is joining us live from at & t park to tell us why the oakland a's may be moving across the bay. >> reporter: a's fans i'm talking to them this morning. they hope its not true. they don't want to watch their team playing across th
and killed 8th 8th grader andy lopez after mistaking his toy for a real rifle. now, a santa rosa man is telling the chronicle the same deputy pulled a gun on him during a highway traffic stop two months early. the man said gailhouse was so ire rational, he questioned the deputy's emotional stability. >>> there is disturbing new information about the castro valley nursing home scandal. at least one worker for the department of social services went to the valley springs manor after a most of the staff had left. but the report says the worker did nothing to end the chaos at the nursing home. investigators say the staff essentially abandoned 14 sick, elderly and bedridden patients last week after state regulators shut the nursing home down. a cook and a janitor with no formal training took care of the abandoned patients. >>> south bay homeless advocates say more and more homeless people are living on buses to get shelter and say warm. the mercury news reports homeless men and women are using the 22bta bus as a shelter every night. that bus is the only 24 hour bus line in the system. it g
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